Retail Merchandising Representative Canada

Advantage Solutions - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Summary

Full Time Retail Merchandising Representative

At our company, we grow people, brands, and businesses.

We are hiring a self-motivated Retail Merchandising Representative to build and maintain attractive displays,showcasing products at our client’s retail locations. This role works with one of our industry-leading clients in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry with brands in categories such as Grocery, Personal Care, and Frozen Food. The Merchandising Representative is responsible for maintaining client schematic standards through communication with the store supervisor and personnel, ensuring product sales volumes are increased. The ideal candidate is independent, ambitious, and driven to succeed.

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Things To Consider:
You will be assigned a territory servicing multiple locations, access to reliable transportation is critical

Shifts are Thursday through Monday

Set schedule will be determined by the Hiring Manager based on business needs

Able to lift or push up to 50 pounds; comfortable standing, stooping and bending for long periods of time

What We Offer:
Full Time Benefits

Generous Paid Time Off

Paid training and ongoing career development

Mileage and travel reimbursement

Competitive pay rates

What You’ll Do:
Reset activity, shelf conditions and schematics completion

Meet objectives by maintaining full distribution on existing SKUs

Meet and exceed sales goals by increasing in-store visibility of client products and promotions

Ensure products are always available by maintaining merchandising and display standards

Implement innovativemarketing strategies that drive product positioning and awareness

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED or equivalent experience

1-2 years of retail sales or merchandising experience preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with customers at all personnel levels

Demonstrated ability to multi-task, with an elevated sense of urgency and attention to detail

Strength working independently, but also as a member of a team

General computer skills/understanding and daily Internet accessibility

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

A Retail Merchandising Rep (RMR) generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases Epson product sales through training and merchandising. The RMR is responsible for reading all program materials, merchandising Epson products and providing training to retail sales associates.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Store merchandising and maintenance

Replenish POP, paper, ink, etc.

Update pricing

Remove damaged products

Place in new items

Sales associate training

Build relationships with key department personnel to message product features and benefits

Build in-store product knowledge and increase Epson mindshare

Effectively build brand loyalty and increase "comfort level" of Epson product

Administrative work

Complete call reports and timesheets

Conference calls with supervisor/others as needed

Check voice mails, emails

Study product materials to develop product knowledge

Review schedule

Attend training sessions

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential function of this job.

Travel up to 5%

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Background in retail and Consumer Electronics desired

Familiarity with imaging solutions and third party labor a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Administrative Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Job Locations CA-ON-Nepean | CA-ON-OTTAWA

Position Type Full Time

Postal Code K2J 4B1

Requisition ID 2019-222249

Category Retail Sales Merchandising